A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km WSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 14:12:09 / May 10, 2017 @ 2:12 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13.1 km, -178.4979° West, 51.739° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:12:09 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008srd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017177, us10008srd.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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